New cars in Ramadan buying spotlight

With three weeks left for the month of Ramadan, the attempts to turn around early decisions have started taking the shape of early deals. Traditional favourites and some models hot off the launch pad are teasing buyers this time. Here is a look at some of the new and noteworthy …

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New Mercedes E-Class Coupe offers sport and space

Traditionally, coupes have been sexier than their sedan counterparts. Perhaps it’s got to do with the readiness for an edgy life bristling in the sculpted stance of a coupe. Anyhow, the new E-class coupe confirms the fact, just the same way that the S-class and later the C-class did. The …

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Nissan Kicks Review: Urban crossroads

Nine months after its launch during the Brazil Olympics, Nissan Kicks is in the GCC to champion the urban crossover concept. It has landed the prime space so far occupied by two key models in the Nissan array – the Juke and the Tiida. Agreed, the funky hunchback crossover will …

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Switch on Tesla: Model S and Model X are now in the UAE

At a venue that discussed sustainability of the nation and what’s good for the earth, Tesla made its verbal entry into UAE, later to take centre stage at the celebratory event at Armani hotel. Finally Tesla is here, officially. I have seen a few Tesla models in UAE, brought in …

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Mercedes V-Class First Drive: V for family!

The MPV from Mercedes has been rechristened as the V-Class, just taking the bit most families would need from an SUV in the real world. Is this right for your family? A long drive with some driving around cones is just as good a way to find out, as any …

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Aston Martin Red Bull hypercar: A car of two characters

At the start of the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, in the presence of Aston Martin CEO Dr. Andy Palmer and Red Bull Racing Driver Max Verstappen, the ultimate fruit of the racing loom was unveiled by Aston Martin and Red Bull. Now they have confirmed that all road car versions …

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Morgan Aero 8 launch: Retract the hardtop and time

The latest convertible from Morgan was launched in the UAE last week. Half a million is the cost of a business class ticket to classic Britain. Few cars really give you a compelling reason to turn to open top motoring in our part of the world. Sure, the cooler months …

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Rolls-Royce Black Badge: Driven and drooled over

Phantom. Silver Seraph. Ghost. Wraith. Starting with their names, there is a dark mystique that shrouds the Rolls-Royce motorcars, just as the impenetrable lives of their super-rich owners. If power and luxury had a colour, what else could it then be, but black? And if Drivemeonline were to celebrate the …

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Nissan Patrol extends capability range

Nissan Patrol introduces a V6 version at long last, along with a Gannas Edition that is exclusive to Abu Dhabi dealer. ‘Gannas’ means a hunting expedition. Quite like Safari. Nissan Patrol brings back the spirit of the Safari with a new variant built for the serious off-roaders in the region …

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The all-new Ford ‘Cutting’ Edge 2016: Overview

The Ford Edge has been rebuilt with a more athletic shape, more faces to the frontal polygon and two totally new Ecoboost® engines under its hood. ‘The all-new Ford Edge offers a fantastic driving experience, but the key thing that sets it apart from its competition is its technology.” says …

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